Oatmeal Nut and Cranberry Cookies

Oatmeal Nut and Cranberry Cookies

The world and his wife have taken to baking during lockdown.  My social media timelines are full of photos of former cooking phobics turned domestic goddesses (and gods) holding proudly aloft their latest creation.  Everybody’s been at it.  Everybody apart from me, that is.  Not 

Quick and Easy Mince Pie Puffs

Quick and Easy Mince Pie Puffs

If you’re in need of the Christmas comfort that only mince pies can bring, but don’t have time to make my classic Cranberry Mince Pies, try this version, my quick and easy mince pie puffs. All the deliciousness of a mince pie but in a 

Cranberry Mince Pies

Cranberry Mince Pies

Christmas means my cranberry mince pies. Well, it means stuffing and bread sauce and sprouts and all that too, but mince pies are high on the list. Mince pies are not savoury, as some of my non-British friends think, and of course I don’t blame 

Scottish Shortbread Recipe

Scottish Shortbread Recipe

Scottish Shortbread Recipe Scottish shortbread is such a great place to start if you’re learning to bake, easy, quick and a delicious result – what else could you want? What rotten weather today!  It was so bad I couldn’t even bring myself to go out 

Baked Filo Fig Tart

Baked Filo Fig Tart

If there’s something I always have in my freezer, it’s pastry – ready made, shop bought pastry, and I’m not ashamed to say it.  It’s one of the biggest time savers and stress relievers a home cook can have.  If you want to make pastry,